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Full text of "Annual Evaluation Report Fiscal Year 1984"

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BILINGUAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS—DISCRETIONARY GRANTS TO
STATE AND LOCAL PUBLIC AGENCIES, HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS, AND
PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS (CFDA Nos. 84.077, 84.099, and 84.100)

I.  PROGRAM PROFILE:

Legislation; P.L. 94-482 as amended by P.L. 94-40 (20 U.S.C. 2301-2461),
(Expired September 30, 1984.)I/

Funding Since 1980:

Fiscal  Year                     Authorization                   Appropriation

1980..............  $ 80,000,000                      $ 4,800,000

1981..............      90,000,000                          3,960,000

1982..............    735,000,000 2/                 3,686,000 3/

1983..............    735,000,000 2/                   3,686,000 I/

1984..............    735,000,00027                   3,686,000 3/

Purpose:      Bilingual  vocational programs are authorized under the Voca-
tional Education   Act,    as   amended.     These   programs   provide   occupational
training, and the   chance .to increase  job-related English-language  skills,
to adults and out-of-school youth who have limited English-speaking
ability.    They also  support the training  of  Dilingual   vocational  instruc-
tors and the development of instructional materials.

Eligible Recipients: Applicants eligible for bilingual vocational train-
ing grants and contracts include: local education agencies, appropriate
State agencies, postsecondary education institutions, private nonprofit
vocational training institutions, nonprofit educational or training
organizations especially created to serve a group whose language as
normally used is other than English, and private for-profit agencies and
organizations.

For bilingual vocational instructor training grants (CFDA No. 84.099),
the following agencies or institutions are eligible for grants or
contracts: (a) State agencies and (b) public and private nonprofit
educational institutions. Private for-profit educational institutions
are eligible only for contracts.

II. RESPONSE TO GEPA 417(a)

A.    Goals and Objectives:     No   special   goals   or   objectives   were   identifi-
ed for this program in FY 1984.

B.    Progress and Accomplishments: No new information

C.    Costs, Benefits, and Effectiveness:

Students Served.  In  FY  1984,  24 student training projects  under bilingual
vocational training (84.077), totaling $4,784,241, 4/ recruited and
trained 2,991    persons    of    limited    English-speaking   ability.    Since   the

inception of the program, 161 projects and 14,822 trainees have been
funded.ngual   Instructional  Features